Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

New American Standard Bible

A time to give birth and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.

King James Version

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Holman Bible

a time to give birth and a time to die;
a time to plant and a time to uproot;

International Standard Version

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;

A Conservative Version

a time to be born, and a time to die, a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted,

American Standard Version

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Amplified

A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted,

Bible in Basic English

A time for birth and a time for death; a time for planting and a time for uprooting;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Julia Smith Translation

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the planting

King James 2000

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Lexham Expanded Bible

a time to bear and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to root up [what is] planted;

Modern King James verseion

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pull up what is planted;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is a time to be born, and a time to die. There is a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the thing, that is planted;

NET Bible

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;

New Heart English Bible

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

The Emphasized Bible

A time to be born, and a time to die, - A time to plant, and a time to uproot what is planted;

Webster

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

World English Bible

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Youngs Literal Translation

A time to bring forth, And a time to die. A time to plant, And a time to eradicate the planted.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to be born
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

and a time
עת 
`eth 
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296
Usage: 296

to die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to plant
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

to pluck up
עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 7

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Ecclesiastes 3:2

Context Readings

God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities

1 To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heavens: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; A time to break down, and a time to build up;


Cross References

Hebrews 9:27

And forasmuch as it is the portion of men once to die, and after this judgment;

Job 14:5

If his days are determined, if the number of his months is with thee, and thou hast appointed his bounds which he must not pass,

Genesis 17:21

But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year.

Genesis 21:1-2

And Jehovah visited Sarah as he had said, and Jehovah did to Sarah as he had spoken.

Genesis 47:29

And the days of Israel approached that he should die. And he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found favour in thine eyes, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me: bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt;

Numbers 20:24-28

Aaron shall be gathered unto his peoples; for he shall not enter into the land that I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my commandment at the waters of Meribah.

Numbers 27:12-14

And Jehovah said to Moses, Get thee up into this mount Abarim, and see the land that I have given unto the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 3:23-26

And I besought Jehovah at that time, saying,

Deuteronomy 34:5

And Moses the servant of Jehovah died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 2:5

They that were full have hired themselves out for bread; and the hungry are so no more: Even the barren beareth seven, and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.

1 Kings 13:2

And he cried against the altar by the word of Jehovah, and said, O altar, altar! thus saith Jehovah: Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee shall he sacrifice the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men's bones shall be burned upon thee.

2 Kings 4:16

And he said, At this appointed time, when thy term is come, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

Job 7:1

Hath not man a life of labour upon earth? and are not his days like the days of a hireling?

Job 14:14

(If a man die, shall he live again?) all the days of my time of toil would I wait, till my change should come:

Psalm 52:5

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 113:9

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, as a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!

Isaiah 5:2-5

And he dug it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine; and he built a tower in the midst of it, and also hewed out a winepress therein; and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, but it brought forth wild grapes.

Isaiah 38:1

In those days Hezekiah was sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah: Set thy house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.

Isaiah 38:5

Go and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add to thy days fifteen years.

Isaiah 54:1

Exult, thou barren, that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and shout for joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 1:10

See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to pluck up, and to break down, and to destroy, and to overthrow, to build and to plant.

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At the moment that I speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to break down, and to destroy,

Jeremiah 45:4

Thus shalt thou say unto him, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, what I have built do I overthrow, and what I have planted I pluck up, even this whole land.

Matthew 13:28-29

And he said to them, A man that is an enemy has done this. And the bondmen said to him, Wilt thou then that we should go and gather it up?

Matthew 13:41

The Son of man shall send his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all offences, and those that practise lawlessness;

Matthew 15:13

But he answering said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, Fear not, Zacharias, because thy supplication has been heard, and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Luke 1:20

and behold, thou shalt be silent and not able to speak, till the day in which these things shall take place, because thou hast not believed my words, the which shall be fulfilled in their time.

Luke 1:36

And behold, Elizabeth, thy kinswoman, she also has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month to her that was called barren:

John 7:30

They sought therefore to take him; and no one laid his hand upon him, because his hour had not yet come.

John 16:21

A woman, when she gives birth to a child, has grief because her hour has come; but when the child is born, she no longer remembers the trouble, on account of the joy that a man has been born into the world.

Acts 7:17

But as the time of promise drew near which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,

Acts 7:20

In which time Moses was born, and was exceedingly lovely, who was nourished three months in the house of his father.

Galatians 4:4

but when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, come of woman, come under law,

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